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bal v.s. jjs
iPath Dow Jones-UBS Cotton Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSE:BAL) BAL tracks cotton near-month cotton futures. When an existing contracts nears expiry, it's rolled into a new contract. BAL provides a pure play on cotton market prices, although – as an ETN – it's actually a debt instrument issued by Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS).
ETFs Commodity Securities Limited ETFs Cotton (LON:COTN) Designed to track the DJ-UBS Cotton Sub-Index on a total return basis, COTN is invests in cotton futures contracts. COTN trades on the London Stock Exchange.
iPath Dow Jones-UBS Softs Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSE:JJS) JJS invests in futures contracts for coffee, sugar and cotton. As of Feb. 28, 2011, the ETN allocated 31.15 percent of its holdings to cotton futures, 31.60 percent to coffee and 37.26 percent to sugar.
UBS E-Tracs DJ-UBS Commodity Index Total Return (NYSE:DJCI) Comprised of a basket of 19 commodity futures contracts, DJCI holdings include contracts in the energy, precious metals, industrial metals, grains, softs and livestock sectors. As of January 2010, 2 percent of the note's holdings were in cotton. Crude oil is the note's single largest holding at 14 percent.